Reference Works
Encyclopedia of Adolescence
Articles
Brain Maturation
Achievement Motivation
Ethnic Identity
Bullying Risks and Consequences
Juvenile Drug Courts
Creativity
Indian Child Welfare Act
Parental Illness
Therapeutic Foster Care
Multiracial Identity
Health Beliefs
Shame and Guilt
Belief in a Just World
Loneliness
Condom Use
Sexuality Education Sources
Idols and Idolization
Parental Problem Drinking and Alcoholism
Temperament
Caffeine Use
Prescription Drug Misuse
Online Health Care
Cliques
Vegetarianism
Parent Abuse
Loners
Anger
Gay-Straight Alliances
Abstention
Achievement Tests
Self-actualization
Financial Socialization
Hate Crimes
Juvenile Court Transfers
Contemplation
Age of Consent, Majority, and License
Zero Tolerance Policies
Resistance to Treatment
Summer Camps
Stress
Social Intelligence
Social Control Theory
Schizophrenia
Risk Behavior
Resilience
Bariatric Surgery
Binge Drinking
Blindness and Visual Impairment
Boarding Schools
Cancer
Class Size
Competitiveness
Co-Parenting Conflict
Cosmetic Surgery
Deafness
Delay of Gratification
Driving and Drivers
Enuresis and Encopresis
Fears
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Gambling
Graffiti
Home Schooling
Homework
Hope
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV Vaccines
Humor
Hypnosis
Impostor Phenomenon
Informed Consent and Assent
Jealousy
Lying
Magical Thinking
Marriage
Mindfulness Meditation
Mortality Judgments
Obesity and Overweight
Peer Influences
Pregnancy Intentions
Pregnancy Resolutions
Prison Awareness Programs
Prisons
Marital Distress and Conflict
Assortative Mating
Birth Control
Caffeine Intoxication
Circadian Clock
Coming Out Process
Compliance
Compulsions
Compulsive Buying
Dance
Delinquency
Emancipation
Generativity
Sensation Seeking
Triangulation
Abnormality
Curfews
Deception
Emergency Contraception
Emotional Intelligence
Extremism
Mainstreaming
Self-determination
Self-disclosure
Wisdom
Acute Brain Disorders
Adaptation
Addiction
Adjustment
Adjustment Disorder
Adolescent Crisis
Alcoholics Anonymous
Date Rape
Decriminalization
Dyslexia
Ego Identity
Defense Mechanisms
Deviancy
Envy
Evidence-Based Practice
Femininity
Happiness
Identity Formation
Intelligence
Masculinity
Psychosexual Stages
Separation-Individuation
Adrenarche
Agency
Aggression
Agreeableness
Altruism
Battered Child Syndrome
Bereavement
Adolescent Turmoil
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Choking Games
Cohesive Self
Conscientiousness
Cerebral Cortex
Criminal Intent
Criminal Responsibility
Custody
Dangerousness
Delirium
Delusion
Designer Drugs
Developmental
Disability
Disease
Dissociation
Dissociative Disorders
Dysphoria
Effortful Control
Egocentrism
Executive Function
Executive System
Exhibitionism
Externalizing and Internalizing Symptoms
Exit Therapy
Fanaticism
Foresightedness
Formal Operations
Free Will
Frontal Lobe
Gender Coding
Gender Complementation
Gender Dysphoria
Gender Identification
Gender Identity
Gonadarche
Growth Hormone
Autism
Extraversion
Developmental Periods
Gray Matter
Harm Reduction
Homesickness
Homophily
Impulsivity
Invulnerability
Lability
Latchkey Children
Masturbation
Mental Health
Menarche
Meta-Analysis
Myelin
Neuroimaging and Electroencephalography
Neurons and Neurotransmitters
Neuroticism
Openness to Experience
Nomothetic and Ideographic
Normality
Oedipus Complex
Occipital Lobe
Opiates
Paranormal and Supernatural Beliefs
Parental Alienation Syndrome
Parietal Lobe
Pets
Personality
Personality Disorders
Prefrontal Cortex
Psychiatric Disorders: Classifications and Diagnoses
Puberty
Puberty Rites
Pygmalion Effect
Quality of Life
Rape Trauma Syndrome
Recidivism
Reliability
Sadistic Personality Disorder
Scapegoating
Schema
Self-Control Theory
Self-Monitoring
Separation Anxiety
Serotonin
SES
Sex Roles and Gender Roles
Sexual Orientation and Identity Labels
Sexually Violent Predators
Sibling Rivalry
Sleep Deprivation
Smart Drugs
Social Cognition
Social Learning Theory
Social Reasoning
Stigmatization
Suicidality
Suicide Pacts and Suicide Clusters
Synapse
Temporal Lobe
Thought Disorder
Tolerance
Transsexualism
Theory of Mind
Underachievement
Underclass
Validity
Virginity Loss
Vulnerability
Wet Dream
White Matter
Bisexuality
Confidentiality in Law
Consultation
Cultural Biases in Research
Cultural Sensitivity
Deviancy Training
Discrimination
Family Meals
Forensic Consulting
Hyperactivity
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation
Malingering
Mood Disorders
Narcolepsy
Objectification Theory
Optimal Functioning
Overachievement
Peak Experiences
Pedophilia
Self-reflection
Social Skills Training
Social Trust
Refugees
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods
Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Methods
Life Events
Faith
Public Policy
Family Policy
Abandonment
Acting Out
Amicus Brief
Appeal
Assault
Bail
Best Interests of the Child
Bill of Rights
Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
Child Savers
Child Victims' and Child Witnesses' Rights Act
Confabulation
Contract Rights
Forbidden Fruit
Fundamental Rights
Guardian ad Litem
Guardianship
Habeas Corpus
Hazing
Heritability
In Loco Parentis
Individualized Education Programs
Intensive Family Preservation
Mature Minor Doctrine
Parental Responsibility Laws
Parole
Probation
Program Evaluation
Restitution
Restorative Justice
Status Offenses and Offenders
Statutory Rape
Testimonial Competency
Unfit Parents
Adoption and Safe Families Act
Aid to Families with Dependent Children
Sexual Addiction
Creation Science
Counsel Rights
Missing Children Act
Neocortex
Dependency Court Processes
Legal Methods
Political Expression Rights
Informational Rights
Sexual Expression Rights
Runaway and Homeless Youth Act
Hateful Expression Rights
Privacy
Family Immunity Doctrine
Dependency in Law
Dispositions in Law
Diversion Programs
International Human Rights
Detention of Alien Juveniles
Residency Requirements
Segregation and Desegregation
Juvenile Court Processes
Preventive Detentions
Parental Rights
Prevention Programs
Rape
Abortion Counseling
Fathers' Rights Outside of Marriage
Family and Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Fair Labor Standards Act
Juvenile Court Rationales and Models
Parens Patriae
Social Inoculation
Due Process of Law
Athletic Programs and Title IX
Bilingual Education Rights
Equal Protection Laws
Cost Benefit Analysis
Expulsions and Suspensions from School
Citizenship Requirements
Compulsory Heterosexuality
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
No Child Left Behind Act
Bilingual Education Programming
Flirting
Interrogation and the Waiver of Rights
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act
Custodial Interrogations
Corporal Punishment in Schools
Double Standards
Marital Rights
Institutional Commitments
Duty to Protect in Law
Affirmative Action
Equal Access Act
Policing Juveniles
Prom
Jury Trial Rights in Juvenile Court
Adoption
Affirmation
Arranged Marriage
Babysitting
Cheerleading
Diary Methods
Homophobia
Meanness
Abortion Rights
Amusement Sites and Adolescents' Rights
Betrayal
Burdens of Proof in Juvenile Courts
Infatuation
Kissing
Life Sentences
Nontraditional Families in Law
Parental Rights' Termination
Parental Rights' Limits
Obscene and Indecent Expressions
Religious Expression Rights
Revenge
Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act
Searches and Seizures in Schools
Strip Searches and Students' Rights
Prof. Roger J.R. Levesque
Indiana University
Criminal Justice
302 Sycamore Hall
Bloomington
IN 47405
USA

Roger J. R. Levesque, J.D., Ph.D., is Chair and Professor of Criminal Justice at Indiana University. He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and his Ph.D. in cultural psychology from the University of Chicago. In addition to authoring over 50 articles and book chapters, Professor Levesque has published over 10 books, most of which deal with the legal regulation of adolescence and family life. His books have earned awards from the Society for Research on Adolescence as well as the American Psychology and Law Society. The Association for Psychological Science (APS) (previously the American Psychological Society) has elected him Fellow in recognition of his outstanding contributions to developmental science; and the American Psychological Association (APA) has elected him Fellow in recognition of his contributions to the field of psychology and law. Professor Levesque currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Springer's Journal of Youth and Adolescence as well as the Advancing Responsible Adolescent Development book series.